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Electrification trends worldwide

The European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA) has analysed the trends and developments in battery electric vehicle (BEVs) markets. While China is currently ahead of Europe and the US in the electrification of the car market, the European market will rebound in 2025 and take the lead again on the other world regions by 2030.

Commercial vehicle registrations: -16.8% ten months into 2022; -8.5% in October

In October 2022, the EU market for new commercial vehicles continued to struggle, declining for the sixteenth month in a row (-8.5%).

Getting zero-emission trucks on the road

Missed the ACEA event "Getting #ZeroEmissionTrucks on the Road"? The recording is now available.

Fact sheet: buses

Buses improve social inclusion, providing access to education, employment and healthcare for all Europeans. Buses also have the lowest carbon footprint per passenger of any form of motorised transport.

Fact sheet: vans

Largely used by SMEs as tools, vans power the European economy, helping businesses to thrive. Thanks to vans, businesses can deliver goods right to the door of their customers, who expect rapid and direct deliveries.

Buses: what they are and why they are so important

Buses are the most widely-used form of public transport in the EU, serving cities as well as suburban and rural areas. They are also the most cost-efficient and flexible form of public transport, requiring minimal investments to launch new lines or routes.

Vans: what they are and why they are so important

Vans are key players in the logistics chain, enabling the ‘last mile’ delivery of goods in urban areas. Largely used by SMEs as business tools, vans power the European economy, helping businesses to thrive.

Passenger cars: what they are and why they are so important

For over a hundred years, the private car has transformed modern society by providing independence and freedom of mobility. Cars are our number one source of mobility, taking the average European almost 12,000 kilometres a year.


About ACEA

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association, or ACEA, unites Europe’s 16 major car, truck, van and bus makers.

We are the voice of the auto industry: a technological world leader and the backbone of the EU economy. Our members keep Europe on the move, providing diverse solutions for moving people and goods from A to B.

Together, we are progressing on the road to zero-emission and zero-fatality transport. We are addressing major technology shifts and the changing mobility needs of Europeans.

ACEA is working towards a new era of mobility, where all Europeans can access affordable transport solutions that are:

  • Green & Clean
  • Smart & Efficient
  • Safe & Reliable

Our aim is to drive Europe’s mobility transformation – while at the same time ensuring that the auto industry remains a strong Global & Competitive player.

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